Archive for the ‘Class of 2012/2013’ Category

We’ve made it back to LA!

What a crazy life changing ride these last few weeks have been! I think I can safely say that none of us were happy to leave the Holy Land, but now, after almost a full day of travel, we are happy to be back–almost–home. We have all arrived safe and tired at LAX, here in […]

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Israel Day 10 – Last Day in the Holy Land

Today was the last day in the Holy Land! We started our day off by going to the Mt. of Olives, walked to Gatshemen, walked through the old city of Jerusalem on the Villa Dolorosa, went to Bethesda and sang in St. Anne’s, to the Church of the Hoy Sepluchre, then it was lunch time, […]

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Israel Day 9 – Siloam, Shwarma, Souveniers, and Shabbat Shalom

Being here in the city of Jerusalem has brought many things to our attention. We started the day off by entering into Hezekiah’s Tunnel, a tunnel built by King Hezekiah during the time of his reign when the Assyrian king Sennacherib, was making his way down the Via Maris, a major trade route, conquering the […]

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Israel Day 8 – Seeing What Our Savior Saw

Hello parents, friends, and likefellow! Daniel here and I am pleased to report that we have had another successful and safe day in the Holy Land. Continue reading today’s entry on the GTI Tour Journal →

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Israel Day 7 – Shalom from the Jezreel Valley!

Another incredible day for Joshua and company as we headed out for our first teaching spot: Nazareth. The greatest tour guide in all of Israel, Ronen, described just how central the city of Nazareth was during the time. Continue reading today’s entry on the GTI Tour Journal →

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Israel Day 6 – More To Tell

Can you believe that this trip is half way over? It seems like just yesterday we were on top of the clouds crossing seas and nations to enter this beloved place. It’ll soon be over, but let’s not focus on that yet. Continue reading today’s entry on the GTI Tour Journal →

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Israel Day 5 – Personal Space

It has been another beautiful day in the beautiful, historical land of Israel. Today we ventured north, towards the borders of Syria and Lebanon. Our first stop of the day was at the ruins of Quatzrin. Continue reading today’s entry on the GTI Tour Journal →

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Israel Day 4 – Solitude, Instruction, and Memorization

Today we started off at My. Arbel and there was an awesome hike filled with rocks, grassy hillsides, and ferocious cows. There is a really cool fortress built in to the side of the mountain that has been used for defense, one of the groups well known that occupied this fortress were the Crusaders. Continue […]

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Israel Day 3 – A Never-ending Adventure

Layla tov (good evening) friends, brothers, sisters, twins, moms and dads and any others reading this blog! Day 3 of our Israel trip has been hot and exhausting but a never-ending adventure. Continue reading today’s entry on the GTI Tour Journal →

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Israel Day 2 – A Day in the Desert

Today was a good day. A fantastic day, in fact! We really enjoyed it. We experienced Israel rain, walked through the desert, and rode camels! But before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s start at the beginning… Continue reading today’s entry on the GTI Tour Journal →

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